Give out and Tell

Give out

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Give out verb – To make known openly or publicly.
Tell and give out are semantically related in announce topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Give out", when it comes to topics like disclose, make known clearly or officially, make a proclamation.
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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Give out and tell are semantically related in communicate topic. Sometimes you can use "Give out" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

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  • In the first book it looked like teachers were allowed to give out false grades, but a scene in book two establishes that the government (and possibly the parents) know the real grades, but just don't tell their kids in order to keep them down.
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